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Is Linux Better than Windows?

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In everybodys personal opinion is Linux better than Windows? In performance is it better also? I have a HP pavillion a1140n and was wondering if i downloaded Linux would it be better than Windows?
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post #2 of 23
Its not as user friendly as Windows but its much more stable.
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Don't start flame wars please
I own Win XP Pro and it never crashed by itself for last few years. Only with my help
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i dont want to start flame wars i just want to know if linux is better than windows.
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post #5 of 23
well each has pros and cons#

linux, its hard to get used to andnot much games run on it without emulation wich in turn is slow

windows, widly used most used os, lots of support for devices and games/apps
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post #6 of 23
They both suck at this point.

Linux sucks because it doesn't have much support.

Windows sucks because it isn't stable and you have to give M$ more $ to use it.
     
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lol agreed
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post #8 of 23
If you are thinking of becoming a Network Admin or just like to play around a learn, Linux is for you.

If you like plug and play, Everyprogram in the world and pretty much easy and freindly operating system, Windows is for you.
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post #9 of 23
Linux is not better than windows, windows is not better than linux...why is this? theyre practically the same thing except linux is unix based, you can do anything in linux that you can in windows give or take a few games.

The only advantage to linux is it should be used as a server, nothing else, unless you are bored out of your mind...the statement about linux not have enough driver support is not even true, it all depends on what linux distro youre using. not every linux distro is the same.

Windows isnt stable? couldve fooled me, linux can be just as unstable if you screw with the wrong settings, same as windows, you screw up the reigistry, you screw up windows, with linux, you screw with the wrong folder in root, you have no linux.

So, neither is better, theyre both the same except one is more command line based.
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post #10 of 23
It's not whichever is better, it's what OS appeals to you. Only network technicians and PC enthusiasts would try Linux (it's sometimes more complex than meets the eye). Everybody else would like have to ease of mind and use Windows.
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